Christmas : Toilet paper roll craft


One of my favorite activities when Christmas is approaching is definitely to do crafts. My children also join in almost  by inertia and between my ideas and theirs, Our Christmas decorations always have that little something which is  different and interesting. Each Christmas I like to design a new ornament for the Christmas tree.  I’ve been keeping them over […]

DIY- Temporary “Coffe-Book” Table

DIY Coffe table

I have to admit that when I am in the mood to use my building tools I don’t always have a meticulous project planned. When I feel like using my tools I am usually in the mood to kind of go with the flow…improvise …use what I have and see what comes up. A few […]

Three easy “Party Dips” to impress.

easy dips

Having surprise friends over?… kids hungry and very little time to make a complicated meal?… Looking for a last minute little something to bring to a party you’ve been invited to? These recipes have saved me a few times from situations like that . They are not just healthy, but economic and easy to make as […]

Halloween Party Ideas

Halloween Treats

There aren’t many days until Halloween and it even has become very popular here in Australia, although it’s not even closely celebrated as it is in the USA. Some people organize family or birthday parties with a theme so the kids can get to dress up and enjoy the lollies which is what they like […]

Organizing our backpack Station

school backpack station

My kids are going back to school tomorrow for the last term of the school year here in Sydney. Scholar year is different in Australia as it is in USA or Central America (where I grew up). Here in Australia the scholar year lasts from late January to mid December and it’s divided into 4 terms, with 2 weeks of vacation […]

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